#LabourPurge Or The Anyone But Corbyn Campaign

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Given the willingness of Andy Burnham, one of several über-ambitious pols contesting the leadership of the British Labour Party, to destabilise the finely balanced peace in the north-east of Ireland while pursuing the votes of local BLP activists, I must admit to experiencing a small degree of schadenfreude at the very public troubles enveloping his organisation. The unexpected rise of Jeremy Corbyn, an old school left-wing Labourite who rejects the cult-like veneration of “New Labour” and the Blair years that formerly dominated the outlook of many in the party’s careerist hierarchy has turned an ennui-inducing contest amongst Blairite-clones into something far more interesting. His recent popularity has led to an internal purge of the party’s mushrooming membership by the upper echelon cadres, creating something of a spectator sport for politics-watchers in Britain and elsewhere, as this report by the New York Times aptly illustrates:

“Until this week, Grace Coles, a 24-year-old student in Wales, had never heard of Ken Loach, the great English filmmaker born five decades…

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